Jamel Richardson, Milton Collins, Sandro DeAngelis, and Ben Cahoon were named the CFL’s top players for week #16, the Canadian Football League announced today. Players of the Week are selected for on-field excellence by members of the Canadian football broadcasters.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
R – Jamel Richardson Hamilton Tiger-Cats 11 @ Montreal Alouettes 42 Highlights / Key Stats:
Jamel Richardson had 12 receptions for 125 yards and three touchdowns in the Montreal Alouettes home victory over the visiting Tiger-Cats. Richardson has become a favourite target of quarterback Anthony Calvillo. Over the last five games, the two have connected on 48 receptions for 626 yards and eight touchdowns. His three touchdown performance against the Ticats tied a CFL season high and vaulted him into first place on the league touchdown list with 13.
Jamel Richardson has caught 84 passes for 1,138 yards and 13 touchdowns this season.
Runner Up: QB – Anthony Calvillo – Montreal Alouettes
Milton Collins had three tackles, one sack and two interceptions in the Stampeders win over the Roughriders. Collins was a key part of the defence that shut down the Roughriders offence and forced quarterback Michael Bishop into throwing three interceptions. Collins gained 40 yards off the two interceptions and the Stampeders capitalized with long touchdown passes on both ensuing possessions.
Milton Collins has seven tackles, one sack, two interceptions and a fumble recovery in seven games this season.
Runner Up: LB – Reggie Hunt – Montreal Alouettes DB – Kelly Malveaux – Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Sandro DeAngelis was 4 for 5 on field goal attempts and 5 for 5 on convert attempts in the Stampeders victory. DeAngelis connected on field goals of 9, 16, 43 and 43 yards. He also tallied two singles for a total of 19 points.
Sandro DeAngelis leads the CFL with 196 kicking points and is second in the league with an 86.8% field goal percentage. He has made all 48 convert attempts and 46 of 53 field goal attempts.